meaning of Athenian

Athenian meaning in General Dictionary

Of or with respect to Athens the metropolis of Greece

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  • of or associated with or characteristic of Athens or its residents
  • a resident of Athens
  • Of or with respect to Athens, the metropolis of Greece.
  • an indigenous or resident of Athens.

Athenian meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English Atheniense (plural noun), from Latin Atheniensis, from Athenae (see Athens).


Athenian meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or pertaining to Athens, the metropolis of Greece.

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  • (letter.) A native or resident of Athens.

Sentence Examples with the word Athenian

On the fields of Marathon and Plataea, the Persian archers succumbed to the Greek phalarn of hoplites; but the actual decision was effected by Themistocles who had meanwhile created the Athenian fleet which at Salamis proved its superiority over the Perso-Phoenician armada, anc thus precluded beforehand the success of the land-forces.

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